Instructor Spotlight: Wilberte Paul


Wilberte Paul

  • Event Marketing Manager

Wilberte Paul is an Event Marketing Manager at Amazon Web Services supporting the Financial Services Industry and an instructor for the Professional Studies program at SUNY’s Fashion Institute of Technology. She was previously the Senior Manager of Special Events at Macy’s, Inc., responsible for strategic planning and execution of a variety of events throughout the Northeast.

Wilberte received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a minor in Marketing, cum laude, from Bryant University in Rhode Island. She currently serves on the board of the New York Urban League Young Professionals, a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and a mentor to rising college freshmen.

Instructor Spotlight: Michael Harrell


Michael Harrell

  • Disney’s Frozen on Broadway,The Book Of Mormon/Broadway
  • FIT Instructor

Michael Harrell is a costume designer, fashion designer and wardrobe technician for theater, film and television. He is also an adjunct instructor in the Profession Services department of the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Instructor Spotlight: Steven Ceraso

Steven Ceraso

  • Self Employed
  • Furniture Making Instructor
  • Technologist at FIT

Steven Ceraso is a Technologist in the Exhibition Design Department in the School of Art and Design at Fashion Institute of Technology. Steven has taught and developed the Continuing Ed Woodworking program since 2017 and is a furniture maker and sculptor. He received his MFA from Claremont Graduate university CA.

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